One of my colleagues is a blogger and he mentioned the fact proudly at our introductory session. Since I was the first in the group to check out his blog, he figured (quite accurately) that I must be a blogger too. And ever since then, he’s been hounding me for my URL.
Somehow I don’t think I should let him know. IdeaSmith is a complete identity, a whole world that I’ve created…admittedly from scraps of my real-world self…but still independent of it. In the real-world, especially at work, I don’t express fiery opinions, don’t talk intensely about my feelings. My blog-persona is that side of me that exists but finds very little expression in the outside world.
I may be wrong, however. The other day he was randomly guessing, trying to get me to talk and I asked him what he thought my blog would be like.
He said “A lot about Mumbai….probably about trains….maybe some feminist-stuff…”
YEEEEAAAAARRRRRRGGGGGHHHHH…..how close to the truth is that? Am I that easily readable then? Ick, so much for secrecy……maybe I’ll keep tight-lipped simply to ensure I don’t get fired for blogging like all those horror-stories I’ve been reading.